Sl.No Characters Sampling Sites
P1 P2
1. Colour Dark blackish Black
2. Temperature 250C 240C
3. pH 6.9 7.2
4. Total dissolved solids (TDS) mg/l 860 190
5. Odour Foul Foul
6. Conductivity µs/cm 1390 310
7. Total alkalinity mg/l as CaCO3 135 31
8. Total hardness mg/l (TH) as CaCO3 218 48
9. Nitrate mg/l as NO3 04 03
10. Chloride mg/l as Cl 156 43
11. Sulphate mg/l as SO4 199 40
12. Calcium mg/l as Ca 70 16
13. Magnesium mg/l as Mg 36 08
14. COD mg/l 92 88
15. BOD mg/l 30 22
16. Cr mg/l 0.776 0.334
Table 2: Physico-chemical characteristics of Pulp & Paper processing effluents (P1 & P2).